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After-School Advocate

Posted by
A House on Beekman
|
Bronx County, NY
New
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Published 10 days ago

Summary/Objective

A House on Beekman is a flourishing faith-based, educational non-profit organization located in Mott Haven, South Bronx. Our aim is to create a seamless series of programs from birth to career that empowers the next generation of the South Bronx to live into their full potential. Beyond School Advocates will manage student caseloads to ensure that students and families in Mott Haven are being fully supported.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with culturally, ethnically and socio-economically diverse groups of stakeholders (staff, students, parents, teachers, social workers, etc.).

· Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of A House on Beekman.

· Understanding of inclusive approach to individualized education.

· Superior organizational skills. Ability to handle many responsibilities simultaneously.

· Flexibility and ability to promptly handle unanticipated situations or emergencies as they arise.

· Strong communicator able to express oneself clearly.

· Strong personal commitment to ongoing learning and growth.

Responsibilities

· Support the Beyond School Secondary Education Director with periodic onsite programming and homework help.

· Work with school staff of assigned students to support students in their classrooms, extracurricular school activities, etc.

· Collaborate and actively participate on the Beyond School team alongside other staff.

· Actively participate in all Professional Development opportunities and All-Staff Meetings.

· Build and maintain relationships with families and students.

· Communicate regularly with families regarding student progress.

· Adhere to policies and procedures in a proactive manner, making the safety and care of children your primary focus.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of

activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,

responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements

· For Secondary Education caseloads (6th-12th grade): Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years collegiate study completed, working toward Bachelor’s.

· Must have experience working with young children in a structured educational program, preferably in a racially, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse urban community.

· State Central Registry (SCR) General Background Check (to be completed upon acceptance of job)

· NY State Mandated Reporter Training (to be completed upon acceptance of job)

· DOE Fingerprint Clearance (to be completed upon acceptance of job)

· CPR/First Aid (offered upon acceptance of job)

·  Bilingual is a plus.

Expected Work Schedule

This is a part-time position that follows the NYC DOE calendar, working 25+ hours a week (dependent upon number of students being served).

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional environment. The role routinely uses standard office

 equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Travel

There will be occasional travel with students on field trips.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the

duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This role will also require

the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Summary/Objective

A House on Beekman is a flourishing faith-based, educational non-profit organization located in Mott Haven, South Bronx. Our aim is to create a seamless series of programs from birth to career that empowers the next…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 25,000 - USD 45,000Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

• Educational and professional development

• Twenty-Eight (28) days paid DOE breaks and holidays.

• Five (5) Sick Days

• Two (2) PTO Days

• Educational and professional development

• Twenty-Eight (28) days paid DOE breaks and holidays.

• Five (5) Sick Days

• Two (2) PTO Days

Level of Language Proficiency

English, Spanish competency will be an advantage

English, Spanish competency will be an advantage

Location

On-site
390 Jackson Ave, Bronx, NY 10454, USA

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to hiring@ahouseonbeekman.org

Please submit resume and cover letter to hiring@ahouseonbeekman.org

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